Invictus Games 2016: Facts and Figures Invictus Games 2016: Facts and Figures

Invictus Medals wait to be presented at the swimming pool during the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 at ESPN Wide World of Sports.

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Athletes from around the world convened in Orlando, Florida, to compete in the Invictus Games May 8 to May 12, 2016.

Here are some key facts and figures about the games:

  • Founded by Prince Harry of Wales, the international games are for wounded or ill service members, both active duty and veteran.

  • 10 sports including archery, wheelchair basketball, powerlifting, and swimming

  • 14 nations were represented, including the United States, Great Britain, Canada and Germany

  • 485 athletes competed

  • Nearly 56,000 spectators attended

  • The 2017 games will take place in Toronto

Source: Invictus Games